Do you have a passion for landscape architecture? Do you want to lead on the delivery of some key landscape design projects across Nottinghamshire and across the East Midlands? Do you want to work for a company that supports your work-life balance?

The Job

We are looking for someone to lead on the design and delivery of landscape design, urban design and improvements projects.

Key areas of responsibility will include: –

To design and manage the delivery of landscape design, urban design and environmental improvement projects, to achieve the set targets and to meet customer and stakeholder requirements.
To provide specialist landscape design and technical input to clients whilst supporting the delivery of internal and external projects.
To provide specialist expertise in delivery and evaluation of Landscape & Visual Impact and Landscape Character Assessments as part of planning process, which may include acting as expert witness at inquiry, to achieve compliance with legislation and national/local policies.
To prepare and manage a range of environmental assessments such as Environmental Impact Assessments, which may include the coordination of external and internal delivery teams to support the development and delivery of large scale and complex projects for internal and external clients.
To collaborate across Via’s Division to maintain workflow which supports the achievement of Via’s company business plan objectives
To ensure that compliance with all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation, policy and best practise.
To manage the end-to-end liaison with clients, stakeholders, elected members and members of the public.
To act as an ambassador for the Company across professional, business and community events and networks at local and regional level

The Person

Mainly you will be excited to be a part of our project delivery and advisory roles, but there are just a few other things we’d like from you:-

Relevant degree and Chartership of the Landscape Institute or equivalent post qualification experience / knowledge gained through practical experience in a design consultancy and ongoing CPD requirements eligible for Chartership
Strong ICT skills, competence in specialist computer applications used to support landscape, planning, design and management activities including knowledge of current CAD and GIS software packages
Working knowledge of design standards and sustainability principles appropriate to landscape design, environmental improvement schemes and land management plans
Working knowledge of procurement practices used in design and construction, including forms of tender, conditions of contract and forms of partnership.
Working knowledge of health and safety, technical, planning and other legislation and good practice appropriate to hard/soft landscape projects and landscape planning
Experience of providing information, communicating and working collaboratively with internal and external customers, stakeholders and colleagues to achieve delivery objectives
Experience of financial monitoring and control across a range of projects.
Experience of all stages of project implementation from feasibility to construction on site and post construction activities including establishment maintenance and long-term management
A high level of personal drive and excellent customer care. The ability to set an example to other staff.

About Via

Based in Nottinghamshire, with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff at a few different locations throughout the county. Via East Midlands provides sustainable highways services for Nottinghamshire and across the wider East Midlands region. Our roles include highway maintenance, electrical works, mechanics, construction, forestry, road safety, civil engineering and much more. We combine a public-sector service ethos with a strong commercial focus and we are passionate about innovation and creating and delivering sustainable solutions safely across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands.
Via is a great place to work if you value work-life balance and we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies, including generous annual leave allowances, with flexible working available to our office-based staff. With most of our work being based in the East Midlands, our front-line staff also enjoy short journeys to site each working day. By joining us you will be part of a growing organisation that positively embraces customer and community aspirations.

If this sounds like you, it would be great to hear from you.